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Business News from August 2019

Saporito joins SJPC thumbnail image

Saporito joins SJPC

August 28 - South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC) has named Andrew Saporito as its executive director.
Views: 1600
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THLG supports Vyhmeister in DAV studies 

August 28 - HLPFI spoke with The Heavy Lift Group (THLG) about the first successful candidate of its logistics scholarship scheme, which the network launched at the Breakbulk Europe exhibition in 2018.
Views: 109
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SeaRenergy acquires Elbe-1

August 27 - Hamburg-based offshore service provider SeaRenergy has acquired Elbe-1, an engineering company that offers consultancy services for the design, certification and approval of offshore wind projects.
Views: 1494
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Duffy receives Demag

August 26 - Denver, Colorado-based Duffy Crane & Hauling has added a Demag AC 220-5 all-terrain crane to its fleet.
Views: 1583
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Peel Ports prepares for Brexit

August 23 - The UK’s Peel Ports Group has been accredited as an authorised economic operator (AEO) at all of its principal ports.
Views: 1743
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Changing offshore landscape drives down Boskalis results

August 22 - In announcing its half-year results, Royal Boskalis Westminster cited “operational and contractual issues on a limited number of offshore projects” as a key reason behind the drop in its six-month core earnings.
Views: 1386
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PPG counts down to 12th annual conference

August 22 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) is preparing for its 12th annual conference, which will take place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from September 25-27, 2019.
Views: 1714
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Bondoux joins deugro group

August 22 - deugro group has appointed Antoine Bondoux as its corporate vice president – nuclear energy industry. 
Views: 1937
Trail King appoints LeBresh thumbnail image

Trail King appoints LeBresh

August 20 - North American trailer manufacturer Trail King Industries has named Joe LeBresh as a district sales manager.
Views: 1471
GE responds to fraud allegations thumbnail image

GE responds to fraud allegations

August 19 - General Electic (GE) has issued a statement in response to allegations that the company is engaging in accounting fraud worth USD38 billion.
Views: 1906
DSV completes Panalpina acquisition thumbnail image

DSV completes Panalpina acquisition

August 19 - DSV has completed the acquisition of Swiss freight forwarder Panalpina, creating one of the world’s largest transport and logistics companies.
Views: 2052
FROM THE MAGAZINE: Pumping up power thumbnail image

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Pumping up power

August 19 - As nations reduce their reliance on fossil-fuelled power generation, hydropower projects – in particular pumped storage schemes – will play a key role in supplementing wind and solar energy developments.
Views: 1847
Jan De Nul secures Kriegers Flak work thumbnail image

Jan De Nul secures Kriegers Flak work

August 16 - Jan De Nul Group will transport and install 72 Siemens wind turbine generators – with a capacity of 8.4 MW each – for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark.
Views: 2136
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The scrubber solution for GHG emissions

August 16 - Advocates of exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) are championing the use of the technology as a way to reduce global CO2 emissions, as well as complying with the looming IMO sulphur 2020 regulations.
Views: 2371
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Easter takes on Daseke interim CEO role

August 16 - Chris Easter has been appointed interim ceo of North American specialised transport provider Daseke following the retirement of Don Daseke.
Views: 1785
SAL Heavy Lift Day returns thumbnail image

SAL Heavy Lift Day returns

August 15 - The fourth SAL Heavy Lift Day will be held at the Steigenberger Hotel in Hamburg on September 18, 2019.
Views: 2262
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Conceptum opens in Montreal

August 15 - Conceptum Logistics has strengthened its presence in the Canadian market with the opening of an office in Montreal, Quebec.
Views: 1922
RRS plans open house event thumbnail image

RRS plans open house event

August 14 - Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) will showcase the entire range of Hydra-Slide skidding equipment at its Portsmouth, UK facility on September 10, 2019.
Views: 1910
Anetsberger steps up at Geodis thumbnail image

Anetsberger steps up at Geodis

August 14 - Geodis Freight Forwarding has appointed Peter Anetsberger as director of its industrial projects division in Germany.
Views: 1953
HFW opens in Monaco thumbnail image

HFW opens in Monaco

August 14 - International law firm HFW is opening an office in Monaco.
Views: 1412
Confessore to head up Mallory project division thumbnail image

Confessore to head up Mallory project division

August 13 - Tennessee-headquartered Mallory Alexander International Logistics has appointed Michael Confessore to head up its recently launched project freight division.
Views: 1785
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Trade war effects hit the West Coast

August 13 - Protracted trade tension between the USA and China has hit the bottom lines of ports and terminals active on the US West Coast. Predicting how volumes will develop in the coming months is proving difficult.
Views: 2140
Houston readies for PCB 2020 thumbnail image

Houston readies for PCB 2020

August 13 - The Project Cargo & Breakbulk conference and exhibition 2020 (PCB 2020) – a new event for the project logistics supply chain – will take place in Houston during April next year.
Views: 2063
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Multipurpose charter rates rise

August 13 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have improved slightly over the last month, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
Views: 2066
Desel steps up as Crosby CEO thumbnail image

Desel steps up as Crosby CEO

August 13 - Crosby Group has named Robert Desel as its chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Views: 1888
Nahas joins Silk Way Airlines USA thumbnail image

Nahas joins Silk Way Airlines USA

August 12 - Silk Way Airlines USA has appointed Fadi Nahas as the company’s vice president for the Americas region.
Views: 2566
Caspian tug delivered  thumbnail image

Caspian tug delivered 

August 12 - Caspian Offshore Construction has taken delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606 in Kazakhstan. 
Views: 1733
NWSA requests Terminal 46 proposals thumbnail image

NWSA requests Terminal 46 proposals

August 12 - The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) is inviting companies interested in operating Terminal 46, a 50 acre (20.2 ha) deepwater marine terminal, to submit proposals.
Views: 1741
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Fernandina opts for Octopi

August 12 - Florida’s Worldwide Terminals Fernandina has selected the Octopi terminal operating system (TOS) as it modernises its port infrastructure.
Views: 2160
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Fesco approves management board

August 12 - Fesco has expanded its management board with the addition of Yuri Plotnikov, vice president of security.
Views: 2152
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Punishing mis-declarers

August 9 - Container shipping lines Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, HMM and OOCL, among others, have introduced fines for shippers that mis-declare hazardous cargoes.
Views: 1757
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Tariffs taking their toll

August 9 - Last week, US President Donald Trump said that an additional 10 percent tariff will be imposed on Chinese-origin goods effective September 1, 2019.
Views: 2111
Nurminen CEO to step down thumbnail image

Nurminen CEO to step down

August 9 - Ville Iho has resigned as ceo of Nurminen Logistics – a position he has held since March 2019 – and will leave the company in February 2020.
Views: 2107
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Mixed fortunes in North America 

August 8 - In announcing its second-quarter financial results, heavy haulage and crane solutions provider, Entrec, said the outlook for its business in the USA continues to be positive, but warns that a more cautious approach is needed in Canada. 
Views: 2043
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HOPA names leadership team

August 7 - The combined port authorities of Hamilton and Oshawa in Canada has named its board of directors and senior executive team.
Views: 1615
UK looks to free ports as post-Brexit solution thumbnail image

UK looks to free ports as post-Brexit solution

August 7 - New plans unveiled by the UK government suggests that up to 10 free ports (also known as free-trade zones) could be established following the country’s exit from the European Union (EU).
Views: 1846
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Filipov steps down from Terex

August 7 - Following the sale of the Demag mobile cranes business to Tadano, Terex Cranes president Steve Filipov has stepped down from his role with the company.
Views: 3368
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Notus secures Duqm contract

August 7 - Notus Heavy Lift Solutions has been awarded a three-year contract to deliver lifting, transportation and consultancy services at the Duqm Refinery project in Oman.
Views: 2179
Panalpina approves DSV’s board nominations thumbnail image

Panalpina approves DSV’s board nominations

August 6 - Panalpina has approved the appointment of Kurt K. Larsen, Thomas Plenborg, Jens Bjørn Andersen and Jens H. Lund to its board of directors at its extraordinary general meeting.
Views: 3028
Juergens moves to deugro USA thumbnail image

Juergens moves to deugro USA

August 6 - deugro USA has appointed Richard Juergens as vice president projects in North America.
Views: 2336
Crane Worldwide appoints Boehler thumbnail image

Crane Worldwide appoints Boehler

August 6 - Crane Worldwide Logistics has appointed Stefan Boehler as vice president of operations for Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA).
Views: 1782
Fairplay adds to tug fleet thumbnail image

Fairplay adds to tug fleet

August 5 - Hamburg-based Fairplay Towage has signed a bareboat charter contract for an azimuth stern drive (ASD) tug.
Views: 1877
Fredriksson steps up at GAC Americas thumbnail image

Fredriksson steps up at GAC Americas

August 5 - GAC Group has named Pontus Fredriksson as vice president of the Americas region, following the retirement of Bob Bandos.
Views: 1567
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DSV adds to US offices

August 2 - DSV Air & Sea has opened an office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – its 36th office in the USA.
Views: 2162
Jones joins HFW in Singapore thumbnail image

Jones joins HFW in Singapore

August 2 - Christopher Jones will join HFW as a consultant at the law firm’s Singapore office, effective August 1, 2019.
Views: 2109
TTS Group deal completes thumbnail image

TTS Group deal completes

August 2 - MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has completed the acquisition of TTS Group’s marine and offshore businesses units.
Views: 1780
Boskalis completes sale of Kotug Smit thumbnail image

Boskalis completes sale of Kotug Smit

August 2 - Royal Boskalis Westminster, together with its co-shareholder Kotug International, completed the sale of Kotug Smit Towage to Boluda Group.
Views: 2295
MIQ to rebrand as Noatum Logistics thumbnail image

MIQ to rebrand as Noatum Logistics

August 2 - MIQ Logistics will be rebranded as Noatum Logistics, as the companies progress with the post-takeover transition.
Views: 2241

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